Students in the applied exercise science and health degree program will prepare for careers in this broad field that could include cardiac rehabilitation, gerontology, medically supervised fitness, strength and conditioning, personal training, group exercise instruction, community health and sport and fitness management. Students will share a strong foundational core of classes and choose a concentration area in their junior year for advanced course work leading to career advancing knowledge, and / or preparation for nationally recognized certifications and graduate degree admissions.
Applied Exercise Science and Health majors must achieve a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher in all major courses. In addition, students are expected to follow a lifestyle commensurate with their professional aspirations.
For related information please see: http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Certification=American_College_of_Sports_Medicine_(ACSM)/Salary.
For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Health and Human Performance, School of department page.
For related information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/exercise-physiologists.htm
|Total Credits Required||120|
This major does not require a minor.
Bulletin Year: 2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Bulletin